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Forthcoming South East Asian Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia

    Edited by Jo Caust

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia’s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Economic Integration in East Asia

    Production networks and small and medium enterprises

    By Charles Harvie, Dionisius Narjoko, Sothea Oum

    Series: Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

    International production networks in manufacturing, particularly in machinery industries, have rapidly developed over the last two decades, resulting in dramatic increases in intra-regional and intra-industry trade, providing a key source of regional growth, integration and development in East Asia...

    To Be Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Thailand's International Meditation Centers

    Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices

    By Brooke Schedneck

    Series: Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

    This book explores contemporary practices within the new institution of international meditation centers in Thailand. It discusses the development of the lay vipassana meditation movement in Thailand and relates Thai Buddhism to contemporary processes of commodification and globalisation. Through...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart

    One of the most dynamic research areas in the prehistory of East Asian regions is the synthesis of the findings of archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Several countries have only recently opened to field research and highly active local groups have made possible a raft of collaborative studies&...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Buddhism and Human Rights

    By Wayne R. Husted, Damien Keown

    It is difficult to think of a more urgent question for Buddhism in the late twentieth century than human rights. The political, ethical and philosophical questions surrounding human rights are debated vigorously in political and intellectual circles throughout the world and now in this volume....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos

    Perspective for Today's World

    By Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Using the case study of Laos, a small landlocked country in Southeast Asia that has seen some of the world’s most brutal forms of poverty and violence, this book examines the power of traditional and indigenous conflict resolution systems as a tool for social justice. It explores how the conflict...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Asia Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance....

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage

    By Helena Varkkey

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge